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Chemical Reactions: A2 plus B2 to 2AB (interactive Flash model)

Interactive model, with minimal support

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Overview and Learning Objectives

A Flash interactive animation of the chemical reaction A2 plus B2 to 2 AB. Set the bond strength and explore the effect on the kinetic energies before and after reaction in which bonds are broken and new ones made.

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Physics/Chemistry

  • Bonds
  • Breaking bonds
  • Collision
  • Kinetic energy
  • Kinetic motion

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Textbook References

  • Biology (Prentice-Hall) New York Edition - Chapter Two - The Chemistry of Life
  • Biology: Concepts and Connections (Pearson) 5th Edition - Chapter 5: The Working Cell
  • Biology: Exploring Life - Chapter 4: The Chemical Basis of Life
  • Biology: The Dynamics of Life - Chapter 6: The Chemistry of Life
  • BSCS Blue (8th Edition) - Chapter 1: The Chemistry of Life
  • Cell Biology (Pollard and Earnshaw) Saunders 2002 - Chapter Three: Basic Biophysical Concepts

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Benchmarks and Standards

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  • Physical-Science: Chemical Reactions - 2 Chemical reactions may release or consume energy (Full Text of Standard)

  • Physical-Science: Energy Conservation / Entropy - 2 All energy can be considered to be either kinetic energy, which is the energy of motion; potential energy, which depends on relative position; or energy contained by a field, such as electromagnetic wave (Full Text of Standard)

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Created by CC Project: Molecular Workbench using Flash

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These materials are based upon work supported
by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers
9980620, ESI-0242701, EIA-0219345, DUE-0402553, and 0628181.

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